RETHINKING STRATEGY IN VIETNAM AFTER TET – EPISODE 2

What are the costs for the U.S. of losing the war? And it’s a sort of uncomfortable conversation in some ways because the answer may be not all that much. A BETTER PEACE returns with our three scholars of the American War in Vietnam and Editor-In-Chief Jacqueline Whitt to examine the Tet Offensive and its significance […]

RETHINKING STRATEGY IN VIETNAM AFTER TET – EPISODE 1

From an American-centric scholarship standpoint, I think much of it is driven by this search for finding a scapegoat to make it understandable for why we lost.   A BETTER PEACE welcomes three scholars of the American War in Vietnam to sit down with Editor-In-Chief Jacqueline Whitt to examine the Tet Offensive and its significance in the […]

VIETNAM — ONE MARINE’S PERSPECTIVE

I wrote to my mother, who was living in France, saying, ‘We’re not going to win this war. We’re making the same mistakes the French made only on a larger scale.’ Every late summer, resident War College students immerse themselves in the Theory of War and Strategy, a challenging core course that covers the fundamentals […]

MAX BOOT ON THE LURE OF SIMPLE MILITARY SOLUTIONS — A PODCAST

I would urge your listeners … Don’t fall under this illusion that there are easy military answers to difficult geo-political questions. WAR ROOM welcomes Max Boot, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Boot is a critic of the Trump Administration, and during this […]